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Friday, May 01, 2009 Radio Show
Code: 20090501c

Prager H1: Robert Gibbs, the White House press secretary, tries to explain Joe Biden's "I wouldn't advise my family to go anywhere in a confined space" statement yesterday and ends up twisting himself up into knots, much to the amusement of the White House press corps... Charles Krauthammer writes that, in certain circumstances, it's foolish to say that torture is always wrong... more...

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Friday, May 01, 2009 Radio Show
Code: 20090501b

Prager H2: It's very hard to be happy if you're living in fear. Why do some people in live in fear and others don't? Sure, there are legitimate fears, but most of the things we fear, won't happen.

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Friday, May 01, 2009 Radio Show
Code: 20090501a

Prager H3: Per usual, callers set the agenda. Issues raised include: Why get married if you don't want children; Why does Dennis keep the Sabbath if he doesn't believe in a 7 day creation week; Is Dennis and his wife planning on having kids; is there one God, one true doctrine.

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Monday, May 04, 2009 Radio Show
Code: 20090504c

Prager H1: Dennis comments on the death of his friend, Jack Kemp, one of the most influential conservatives of his generation... Dennis flew into Long Beach Airport last night and observed some new eyesores, solar panels. more...

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Monday, May 04, 2009 Radio Show
Code: 20090504b

Prager H2: President Obama, with his usual verbal slight of hand, describes Justice Souter as being agenda-free. You mean he wasn't a liberal? Only the conservatives on the court have an agenda? Then, the President goes on to describe what his appointee must place above all over considerations: Justice? Wrong answer. more...

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Monday, May 04, 2009 Radio Show
Code: 20090504a

Prager H3: Dennis plays a clip from Keith Olbermann's interview with a Village Voice gossip columnist, Michael Musto. In it the interviewer and the gossip columnist mock Miss California, making snide comments about her intellect and her breasts, without ever discussing her ideas. more...

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Tuesday, May 05, 2009 Radio Show
Code: 20090505c

Prager H1: In his article: A Catholic-School Veteran Tells All, David Noonan recalls how nuns used to slap him in school and how it had negatively affected him. Dennis shares how in his school days he feared the teacher, but nowadays the teachers fear the students. more...

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Tuesday, May 05, 2009 Radio Show
Code: 20090505b

Prager H2: Dennis speaks to Asma Gull Hasan who was born in Chicago to Pakistani immigrant parents and grew up in Colorado. As a Glamour blogger, and a contributor to the New York Times, San Francisco Chronicle, and Denver Post, she has become recognized as an articulate and persuasive Islamic American voice. more...

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Tuesday, May 05, 2009 Radio Show
Code: 20090505a

Prager H3: Dennis talks to David Wolpe, prominent rabbi in Los Angeles and best-selling author. His new book is Why Faith Matters. more...

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Wednesday, May 06, 2009 Radio Show
Code: 20090506c

Prager H1: The gay activists and the compliant media are trying to destroy Miss California, Carrie Prejean. Now they want to strip her of her Miss California crown because she posed for some racy pictures when she was a teenager... more...

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Wednesday, May 06, 2009 Radio Show
Code: 20090506b

Prager H2: While Dennis is a big defender of men, in general, he is fully aware that some men can be, without putting too fine a point on it, pigs. He isolates, with the help of callers, examples of boorish male behavior. more...

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Wednesday, May 06, 2009 Radio Show
Code: 20090506a

Prager H3: And you're going to get your head chopped off, not literally of course, but figuratively. This is what happened to Miss California. more...

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Thursday, May 07, 2009 Radio Show
Code: 20090507c

Prager H1: Do men who have a very close relationship to their mothers have less interest in marriage than men whose relationship is not so strong? Dennis offers his theory and gets input from his listeners. Best of Prager Hour. more...

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Thursday, May 07, 2009 Radio Show
Code: 20090507b

Prager H2: President Obama is being pressured by the gay supporters to appoint a gay Supreme court justice... Dennis talks to Nitsana Darshan-Leitner, a lawyer who uses the courts and the financial system to cut off financial support for terrorist groups... more...

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Thursday, May 07, 2009 Radio Show
Code: 20090507a

Prager H3: Dennis talks to William Damon, Stanford professor and a leading authority on the moral development of young people. His new book is The Path to Purpose: How Young People Find Their Calling in Life... more...

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Friday, May 08, 2009 Radio Show
Code: 20090508c

Prager H1: Dennis talks to Supreme Court Justice, Clarence Thomas. His new book is My Grandfather's Son. more...

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Friday, May 08, 2009 Radio Show
Code: 20090508b

Prager H2: On the eve of Mother's Day, Dennis asks if a child can make a parent happy. And, if so, how? Dennis offers three ways. more...

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Friday, May 08, 2009 Radio Show
Code: 20090508a

Prager H3: Per usual, listeners set the agenda. Issues raised include: why is Dennis skeptical about global warming, but not about religion; does Dennis have any grandchildren; how important is 50/50 custody in a divorce; what's an altruistic reason to have children; should kids be indoctrinated in global warming; what does a son do with a mother who is angry at a divorced father. more...

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Monday, May 11, 2009 Radio Show
Code: 20090511c

Prager H1: At the White House Press Dinner, comedienne Wanda Sykes made tasteless jokes to roars of raucous laughter from the liberal crowd, including the President. They were delighted to hear her wish a talk show host dead. more...

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Monday, May 11, 2009 Radio Show
Code: 20090511b

Prager H2: Manny Ramirez, the hitting star of the Los Angeles Dodger, was caught using steroids, embarrassing the franchise and adding another stain to the reputation of the sport. He's been suspended for fifty games. more...

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Monday, May 11, 2009 Radio Show
Code: 20090511a

Prager H3: Are Americans willing giving up their freedoms? Where is this headed? Dennis talks to Paul Rahe, Professor of History at Hillsdale College. His new book is Soft Despotism, Democracy's Drift: Montesquieu, Rousseau, Tocqueville and the Modern Prospect.

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Tuesday, May 12, 2009 Radio Show
Code: 20090512c

Prager H1: Mark Isler fills in for Dennis. Mark lays out that there is a battle on for the soul of this country, and that we need to stand up and take it back from the arrogant radicals.

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Tuesday, May 12, 2009 Radio Show
Code: 20090512b

Prager H2: Mark Isler fills in for Dennis. Mark examines our bloated and ineffective educational system. more...

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Tuesday, May 12, 2009 Radio Show
Code: 20090512a

Prager H3: Mark Isler fills in for Dennis. Miss CA Carrie Prejean and Donald Trump held a press conference this morning. more...

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Wednesday, May 13, 2009 Radio Show
Code: 20090513c

Prager H1: A soldier in Iraq murders five of his fellow soldiers. Blame has been placed on his stress level, his two plus tours in Iraq and a fear that he might lose his house if he were discharged from the army. more...

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Wednesday, May 13, 2009 Radio Show
Code: 20090513b

Prager H2: When and how should you criticize your spouse? It's a tricky subject, but one you need to deal with if you wish to have a successful relationship. THIS IS A BEST OF PRAGER MALE/FEMALE HOUR.

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Wednesday, May 13, 2009 Radio Show
Code: 20090513a

Prager H3: President Obama has reversed his earlier decision and now no longer wants to release so-called "torture" photos. Conservatives should give the President credit for listening to his generals... more...

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Thursday, May 14, 2009 Radio Show
Code: 20090514c

Prager H1: Nancy Pelosi gave a press conference this morning in which she contended that the CIA didn't brief her about waterboarding. Or was she saying something else? She was very unclear, except on one point CIA lied to Congress... more...

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Thursday, May 14, 2009 Radio Show
Code: 20090514b

Prager H2: That envelope, according to George Will, in his latest column is the Constitution... The President doesn't know what to with Gitmo prisoners. more...

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Thursday, May 14, 2009 Radio Show
Code: 20090514a

Prager H3: Dennis talks, to Dr. Michael Richman, cardio-thorasic surgeon, about the latest news in heart health.

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Friday, May 15, 2009 Radio Show
Code: 20090515c

Prager H1: Oprah Winfrey's magazine, O, reaches a conclusion that Sigmund Freud reached over a century ago sexuality is fluid and susceptible to social fads. More and more women are choosing lesbianism now that it's socially accepted, even encouraged... more...

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Friday, May 15, 2009 Radio Show
Code: 20090515b

Prager H2: You can't lead a happy a life if you are incapacitated by your fears. Of course, there are legitimate fears, but the question is: what do you do about them?.

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Friday, May 15, 2009 Radio Show
Code: 20090515a

Prager H3: Per usual, callers set the agenda. Topics raised include: why does Dennis continue to live in California; are Europeans happier than Americans; does Prager University intend to have a mascot and a marching band; Allen gives a honey journal update.

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Monday, May 18, 2009 Radio Show
Code: 20090518c

Prager H1: Dennis pays homage to a dear friend who passed away this weekend, Si Frumkin. Dennis met Si while working to liberate Jews from the Soviet Union in the late sixties and early seventies... more...

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Monday, May 18, 2009 Radio Show
Code: 20090518b

Prager H2: The President of the United States and the Prime Minister of Israel met today. The main topics of discussion are Iran's nuclear threat and the establishment of a Palestinian state. more...

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Monday, May 18, 2009 Radio Show
Code: 20090518a

Prager H3: Dennis talks to John Gribbin, visiting fellow in astronomy at the University of Sussex and author of The Origins of the Future: Ten Questions for the Next Ten Years. Best of Prager Hour. more...

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Tuesday, May 19, 2009 Radio Show
Code: 20090519c

Prager H1: Dennis talks to leading liberal thinker, Simon Schama, professor of history at Columbia University. His new book is The American Future: A History.

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Tuesday, May 19, 2009 Radio Show
Code: 20090519b

Prager H2: President Obama announces during his press conference with Israeli Prime Minister, Benjamin Netanyahu, that he is giving Iran a deadline: show good faith by the end of the year or else. But what's the or else?.. more...

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Tuesday, May 19, 2009 Radio Show
Code: 20090519a

Prager H3: Dennis elaborates on one of the pillars of the American value system In God We Trust. What does it mean and why is it so important?.

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Wednesday, May 20, 2009 Radio Show
Code: 20090520c

Prager H1: Voters in California sent the liberal legislatures a very clear message "no more of our money to pay for your uncontrolled spending." All the tax raising propositions went down to defeat 65-35... Dems continue to do "The NIMBY" on Gitmo, including Harry Reid... more...

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Wednesday, May 20, 2009 Radio Show
Code: 20090520b

Prager H2: Is jealousy always a problem in a relationship? Or can it be a sincere sign of love? The answers are more nuanced and complex than one might first think.

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Wednesday, May 20, 2009 Radio Show
Code: 20090520a

Prager H3: Katrina vanden Heuvel, the editor and publisher of the Leftist magazine, The Nation, is now regarded as a spokeswoman for the Democratic Party. She was asked by Matt Lauer to comment on Michael Steele's state of the Republican Party speech... more...

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Thursday, May 21, 2009 Radio Show
Code: 20090521c

Prager H1: The President gave a major speech on the future of Gitmo this morning. Dennis analyzes it... more...

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Thursday, May 21, 2009 Radio Show
Code: 20090521b

Prager H2: Dennis continues with analysis of the President's speech on Gitmo this morning...

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Thursday, May 21, 2009 Radio Show
Code: 20090521a

Prager H3: Dennis talks to Bjorn Lomborg, Danish economist, about the joining of environmentalists and "green" businesses... Arnold Schwarzenegger has asked President Obama for bailout money, but why should other states subsidize profligate California?.. more...

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Friday, May 22, 2009 Radio Show
Code: 20090522c

Prager H1: How long before it's okay to use the "S" word in regard to the Democrats intentions. The latest "S" word manifestation is the Democrats desire to mandate paid vacations. more...

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Friday, May 22, 2009 Radio Show
Code: 20090522b

Prager H2: Many people remain in state of perpetual childhood, looking to the others to take care of them and make them happy. The desire to grow up is not natural. more...

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Friday, May 22, 2009 Radio Show
Code: 20090522a

Prager H3: Per usual, listeners set the agenda. Issues raised include: how does a son give "Happiness Is a Serious Problem" to his mother without insulting her; could God be lonesome; how many airports has Dennis been in; what does Dennis think of interfaith marriages; has Dennis ever thought of running for President.

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Monday, May 25, 2009 Radio Show
Code: 20090525c

Prager H1: It has become a Prager Show tradition to ask callers to phone in to honor those who have died in service of our country... Also, Dennis asks if parents would like their children to serve in the military.

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Monday, May 25, 2009 Radio Show
Code: 20090525b

Prager H2: Dennis continues to take calls from those who wish to honor friends and family who died preserving our freedom.

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Monday, May 25, 2009 Radio Show
Code: 20090525a

Prager H3: It's great to have a BBQ or go to a ball game on Memorial Day, but we need to do more. Take a moment to honor those who died to preserve our freedom and to give it to others. more...

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Tuesday, May 26, 2009 Radio Show
Code: 20090526c

Prager H1: President Obama nominated Appeals Court Judge, Sonia Sotomayor, to replace retiring Justice David Souter on the Supreme Court. She's liberal and Hispanic. more...

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Tuesday, May 26, 2009 Radio Show
Code: 20090526b

Prager H2: The California Supreme Court decided 6-1 to uphold Proposition 8, the ballot measure that made traditional marriage part of the state constitution. Dennis comments and continues his discussion of President Obama, Supreme Court nominee, Sonia Sotomayor.

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Tuesday, May 26, 2009 Radio Show
Code: 20090526a

Prager H3: Same sex marriage advocates are already on the move to reverse Proposition 8, the traditional marriage clause that voters enshrined in the California constitution, a proposition just upheld by the California Supreme Court. Does society have stake in defining marriage? Is it better for children to be raised by a mother and a father rather than two mothers or two fathers?.

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Wednesday, May 27, 2009 Radio Show
Code: 20090527c

Prager H1: Dennis did an interview on Australia radio last night... He was also on Larry King, talking about Prop 8... more...

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Wednesday, May 27, 2009 Radio Show
Code: 20090527b

Prager H2: Dennis makes the case for one his controversial theories: sex in marriage equates to love for men. If a woman regularly denies sex to her spouse, she's courting marital unhappiness. more...

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Wednesday, May 27, 2009 Radio Show
Code: 20090527a

Prager H3: Dennis reviews the qualifications President Obama's nominee for the Supreme Court, Sonia Sotomayor in light of her statement that a Latina woman has more wisdom than a white male... Dennis discusses his appearance on Larry King last night. more...

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Thursday, May 28, 2009 Radio Show
Code: 20090528c

Prager H1: These are the latest brilliant suggestions from high officials in the US and the UK. If you think this is laughable, think again... more...

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Thursday, May 28, 2009 Radio Show
Code: 20090528b

Prager H2: The Denver Nuggets are only the most extreme example of what has become the norm in the NBA players are covered in tattoos.

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Thursday, May 28, 2009 Radio Show
Code: 20090528a

Prager H3: Dennis talks to Emily Yellin, contributing writer to the New York Times. Her new book about the service call industry is Your Call Is (Not That) Important to Us... more...

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Friday, May 29, 2009 Radio Show
Code: 20090529c

Prager H1: Guy Garcia, award-winning journalist and former staff writer for Time Magazine. His new book is The Decline of Men: How the American Male is Tuning Out, Giving Up, and Flipping Off His Future. more...

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Friday, May 29, 2009 Radio Show
Code: 20090529b

Prager H2: Every good sports team has a deep bench players who are not starters, but who come in as substitutes at key points in the game. For your own happiness, you need a happiness bench, back-up happiness providers if your central source happiness fails or is not enough at any given moment. more...

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Friday, May 29, 2009 Radio Show
Code: 20090529a

Prager H3: Per usual, callers set the agenda. Issues raised include: what does it mean when a young woman wears a Palestinian-style scarf; what do you do when you your girlfriend spends your money without telling you; why does Dennis like cigars so much; should worshippers dress up for a religious service; should we feel bad for people who can no longer afford their lifestyle because of the economic crisis. more...

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